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Middle East in brief Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

Israel Chemicals has completed the sale of its 50% stake in desalination specialist IDE Technologies for $167 million.

SEWA considers IWP switch for new desal plant Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

The Sharjah utility is looking at options for a privately financed facility at Hamriyah. It will have to overcome bankability worries to make progress.

Dubai to lean further on reuse as it looks to hit demand targets Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

A combination of tariff rises and increased levels of reuse have curbed growth in demand since the end of the regional financial crisis.

Project tracker Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

US water P3s – without the hype; New Zealand’s new model alliance; Cape Town gets pragmatic on desalination pipeline; Japanese concessions gain steam; India’s hybrid breeding programme; New plants for old in Abu Dhabi; all the latest project news from around the world.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority are planning a feasibility study into the creation of a strategic water connection between their respective potable water networks.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE) is looking to start a wide-ranging research programme into the integration of solar and other renewable energy sources with seawater desalination on a large scale, as well as ways to drive efficiency in renewables-driven desalination. KA-CARE is currently looking to take on an international consultant to advise it on the project.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

Korean membrane supplier LG Chem has been taken on to supply RO membranes to the new wave of desalination plants springing up in Egypt.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Israel’s Water Authority is studying a plan to pump 50 million cubic metres of water into the Sea of Galilee to deal with the declining level of the lake due to another year of drought. Precipitation levels in Israel over the past winter were only 71% of the multiyear average.

ADWEA takes stock of Taqa options Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

Abu Dhabi’s water utility has had to step in to prop up the company that owns its desalination plants. With more expansions needed soon, what is the future for Taqa?

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

Mosbah Helali has been appointed chief executive of Tunisian bulk water producer and national water utility Sonede, following the dismissal of Mohamed Dahech last month. Helali was previously director of central planning at the utility.